Lowdown BlogCast: June 8, 2010

The Lowdown Radio Show is now The Lowdown BlogCast. While the show is under a different name, it’s the same insanity that you’ve come to love. The boys start by explaining how the radio show was unceremoniously dropped. From there, the boys talk about video games starting with EA Sports’ NHL 11 and end up talking about graphics improvements since the last generation of consoles. A mention of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico degenerates into bashing of America’s ridiculous Republican media. Toronto sports is discussed with Hedo Turkoglu wanting out of town and Doc Halladay’s perfect game among other things. Entertainment is still there with Jackie’s Single of the Week, It Came From YouTube, and the Worst of Music. The show ends with the boys previewing the 2010 World Cup. In all, it’s 75 minutes of the same Lowdown fun that you know and love.

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One thought on “Lowdown BlogCast: June 8, 2010

  1. As the oil spill in the Gulf grows larger and more deadly, decimating all that it touches, BP continues to turn down assistance from Americans who just want to help clean up the mess. (…I hear they even turned down Director James Cameron and actor Kevin Costner…)

    First let’s get one thing perfectly straight: If you want to go and help clean up the oil spill, don’t let some corporate Big-Whigs “handle” you into believing that you’d be more of a liability, than an asset. I applaud you for recognizing that we all depend on our oceans for our very survival. It is this water that sustains every living thing on our planet, and it is also this water that we must protect in order to save ourselves from extinction.

    BP has downplayed the problem in the Gulf from the beginning as a means of corporate damage control. I don’t think they’ve yet recognized the severity of the problem. As I’ve written in past blog posts; the pipe needs to be capped and the relief well needs to be drilled. It’s not an exact science by any means, and if BP doesn’t get it right the first time, they’ll have to do it over, and over, and over again, until they do. How many months (or years) will that take? How much damage will have been done to our environment by then? We’ve already seen what 51 days of oil can do to the Gulf of Mexico… What would happen if the oil was left, unabated, for several months, or years? It’s a frightening example of corporate greed gone awry and it’s criminal, pure and simple.

    Corporations should never be allowed the opportunity to risk the lives of everyone on the planet just to make a profit for a few shareholders. (What good is money, after all, if you don’t have air to breathe, water to drink, or food to eat without fear of contamination?)

    BREAKING NEWS: I’ve just heard that those enormous plumes floating just under the surface of the water have been certified by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (N.O.A.A.) as crude oil.

    (Are we just casual witnesses to our own demise? I wonder…)

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